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Arawn Eibhlyn papers
1995-23  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Arawn Eibhlyn papers
    Dates: 1973-1995
    Collection Number: 1995-23
    Creator/Collector: Eibhlyn, Arawn
    Extent: 1 linear foot
    Repository: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society
    San Francisco, California 94105
    Abstract: The Arawn Eibhlyn papers document some of the work this journalist and political activist did with ACT UP/San Francisco and the Prairie Fire Organizing Committee, a grassroots anti-imperialist organization. The bulk of the collection concerns prisoners' rights and HIV/AIDS, and the intersection of various progressive political struggles, and includes materials related to, and produced by, ACT UP's Prison Issues Working Group and ACT UP/CHAIN (California HIV Activist-Inmate Network).
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Funding for processing this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been transferred to GLBT Historical Society.

    Preferred Citation

    Arawn Eibhlyn papers. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Arawn Eibhlyn papers document some of the work this journalist and political activist did with ACT UP/San Francisco and the Prairie Fire Organizing Committee, a grassroots anti-imperialist organization. The bulk of the collection concerns prisoners' rights and HIV/AIDS, and the intersection of various progressive political struggles, and includes materials related to, and produced by, ACT UP's Prison Issues Working Group and ACT UP/CHAIN (California HIV Activist-Inmate Network). There are also subject files on HIV/AIDS, gay liberation and sexuality, international issues, and periodicals and ephemera related to leftist politics and gay liberation. The collection contains a wide variety of materials, including prisoner correspondence, conference materials, contact and resource lists, fact sheets, flyers, handbooks, interviews, mass mailings, newsclippings, periodicals, press statements, reports and academic articles. There is also a copy of “Queer, Ain’t It?: A Collection of Writings from PFOC on AIDS and the liberation of women, lesbians and gay men,” with selections written by Eibhlyn. Additions expected. Please consult managing archivist for more information.

    Indexing Terms

    ACT UP San Francisco (Organization)
    Prairie Fire Organizing Committee
    AIDS (Disease) --Political aspects.
    Prisoners --Civil rights --California.

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